Trip to Australia

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Trip to Australia

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Trip to Australia

A trip to Australia is probably the dream of every tourist. After all, only here on the desert road can encounter with a kangaroo, slowly passing you the way. In addition, the country has greatly developed transport infrastructure.
Automobile transport

The roads of the continent are divided into three categories: federal highways; State of the road; local. The bulk of the Australian lines - dirt roads. But they are in perfect condition, making travel quite comfortable.
Public transport

In all major cities there is a bus service. Railway communication - analogue of our trains - is in Brisbane, Geelong, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and some other cities. Trams only in Melbourne and Adelaide. In Sydney and Melbourne there is a special "light rail" and a monorail.

In Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Newcastle ferries are used as public transport.
Railway transport

Railway network covers the whole of the continent, providing comfort on longer journeys. The total length w / e ways to more than 30 thousand kilometers.

But as private railways developed faster state, the construction of a single standard ways not. That is why the roads have different track widths, and because they use a different stock.
River transport

Rivers in Australia is very small, but because the river transport to the main way to get around the country can not be attributed. And water the Murray Darling and are used only for tourism: the rivers ply exclusively tourist steamboats.
Air transport

Yet, the main way to get around the country - air travel. It perfectly developed network of both international and domestic flights. If necessary, you can reach the most remote island resort or a small town where you will take the plane of the local aviation.

In total, the country has 448 existing airports, but the largest are located in Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne and Darwin.

The main carrier - known worldwide airline Qantas. Very often it is called the "Flying Kangaroo". That it is the official airline of the country and flies to 114 cities around the world.

A subsidiary Jetstar has assumed responsibilities for domestic traffic and has an excellent service.

The company Virgin Blue - largest low-cost carrier, committing both charter flights within the country and makes air travel in the Asia-Pacific region.!
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Re: Trip to Australia

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Areas of Sydney

Areas of Sydney - it's 38 districts, divided into districts and quarters, but for tourists are of interest only to the most popular ones.
Name and description of the main areas

Central Business District: here found refuge attractions as Sydney Tower (its height - 300 meters, a high-speed elevator you can get to one of 2 viewing platforms, and inside is worth visiting in the cinema, restaurant and one of the stores), the Opera House (185 ± meter building features a concert and opera halls, as well as the most massive in the world body, the entrance into the building - free, but quite expensive tickets to opera, it is advisable to buy in advance), waterfront Circular Quay (for rest provided squares, restaurants and walking paths; for the New Year and on the occasion of other important dates there are organized festivities and fireworks), Hyde Park (visitors will pass through alleys and gardens, which grow more than 500 trees and see the monument to James Cook and Archibald Fountain).
Rocks: the area with hiking trails suitable for hiking; Here you can have a picnic under the Harbour Bridge (from the observation deck, you can make great photo, if desired, the guide will take you to the top of the bridge, after having given you a special costume - such entertainment will cost about $ 200).
Bondi Beach: This tourist area is famous sandy beach, designed for relaxing and active holidays (you can surf and play beach volleyball) and the Bondi Pavilion (the center - a place for cultural events).
Kirribilli: please vacationers Luna Park, where there are many varieties of attractions, including a roller coaster, and also to arrange costume presentation.
Guests Sydney's recommended to visit the Taronga Zoo (8 geographical areas inhabited by over 2,600 animals to see Pacific black duck and royal spoonbills succeed in "Wetlands of Australia", and leopard seals and other inhabitants of the ocean depths - in the "Great South Seas") , the Australian Museum (examination shall be 18 million objects of Culture and Science) and the Museum Powerhouse (including 250 exhibits worth seeing, the oldest of the steam engine and a working model of Strasbourg astronomical clock).

Where to stay tourists

Travelers should look for accommodation facilities in the area of ​​Darling Harbour - here they will find small cafes, panoramic grounds, parks and gardens.

Those who are going to stay in the area of ​​Bondi Beach, must take into account that the local hotels do not spoil future guests low prices.

Do you prefer an active nightlife? Stay near Newtown - here on King Street, life is in full swing 24 hours a day. In addition, travelers will appreciate the presence of Newtown museums, 4 theaters, exhibitions and festivals.

Important for you to find affordable housing? Find cheap hotels in the area will be able to Sutherland Shire (a nice bonus - the lack of large masses of tourists).

Photos Sydney area

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